Training for epidemiologists and health workers on TB contact tracing new guideline

On August 5-6 International Foundation Curatio held one-day training for epidemiologist and health workers in the frame of the project “Technical Assistance Using Modern Technology for TB Prevention, Diagnosis and Increased Quality Treatment” funded by National Center for Disease Control and Public Health.  Aim of the training was to introduce training participants TB contact tracing new guideline. The training covered following topics:

  • TB epidemiology  
  • TB contacts definitions
  •  Existing practices of contacts tracing   from the perspective of epidemiologist and physiologist
  • Recommendations provided by the guideline 
  • Contacts tracing Protocol

The trainings were attended by epidemiologists from Tbilisi, Mtskheta-Mtianeti, Shida and Kvemo Kartli, Kakheti and Samtskhe-Javakheti regions. The same trainings are planned to be held in September in Adjara and Imereti regions.

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